H/L Discussion Group
Monday, September 18th from 4pm to 5pm in the LRH Seminar Room 2
This a bi-weekly discussion that is hosted by the H/L Initiative. The goal is to build community and find support among peers.
Loteria with Women of Distinction
Tuesday, September 19th at 8:30pm in the LRH Great Room
Enjoy some time building a traditional cultural game of Loteria with the RSO Women of Distinction.
Feminist Friday Collaboration
Friday, September 22nd from 3pm to 5pm in the Diversity Center Lounge
As part of the Women's Center Feminist Friday series, the H/L Initiative is collaborating with the Women's Center to host a feminist Friday to speak to the intersection of Hispanic/Latinx/e culture and Women Identifying people.
OLAS Week: Noche de Arte
Sunday, September 24th at 6:30pm in the LRH Great Room
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is hosting a night of arts and crafts to build community.
OLAS Week: Food Fundraiser
Monday, September 25th at (TBD) in the Student Union
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is having a fundraiser to raise funds for the organization.
OLAS Week: Taco-bout OLAS
Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm in the LRH Great Room
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is hosting an informational about the organization.
OLAS Week: Noche de Lucha
Wednesday, September at 27th 6:30pm in the Union Ballroom
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is hosting an event to talk about the culture of Lucha Libre.
OLAS Week: Noche Mexicana
Sunday, September 28th at 6:30pm in the Union Ballroom
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is hosting an event to build community around the Hispanic/Latinx/e identity.
OLAS Week: Dia de Pelicula
Friday, September 29th at 12:30pm in the Brookens Auditorium
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is hosting a movie day by showing the film Abajo La Misma Luna (Under the Same Moon)
OLAS Week: Soccer Tournament
Saturday, September 30th at (TBD) in the (TBD)
As part of OLAS week, OLAS is hosting a soccer tournament.
Baking Club: Tres Leches
Sunday, October 1st at (TBD) in the (TBD)
The Baking Club with be hosting an event centered around the dish tres leches.
Cooking for a Cause
Monday, October 2nd at Ronald McDonald House
In collaboration with the Office of Volunteer and Civic Engagement, we are hosting an opportunity for students to give back and cook a traditional cultural meal for the Ronald McDonald House.
I am Vanessa Gullen
Wednesday, October 4th at 6pm in the PAC Studio
In collaboration with the Women's Center and the Office of Military and Veteran Services, we are hosting a film and discussion about the documentary I am Vanessa Gullen.
Thursday, October 5th at 6pm in the (TBD)
RFS will be hosting a Karaoke event. Just have fun and come sing!
Feminist Friday Collaboration
Friday, October 6th from 3pm to 5pm in the Diversity Center Lounge
As part of the Women's Center Feminist Friday series, the Gender and Sexuality Student Services is collaborating with the Women's Center to host a feminist Friday to speak to the intersection of Hispanic/Latinx/e culture, Women Identifying people, Gender, and Sexuality.
HS to College Mixer
Friday, October 13th from 10am to 3pm in the Student Union
he High School to College Mixer will be on Friday, Oct 13th form 10am to 3:30pm as part of our Hispanic/Latinx/e Heritage month. This event is intended to bridge experiences and provide college 101 experiences through a cultural lens for High Schools. This event includes student performances, a college 101 teaching demo, a student panel, and intentional interactions with UIS Students. The High School to College Mixer is the UIS Diversity Center's way of joining the conversation of transitioning to college life by providing access to higher education to first-generation students and students from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. This is a full team effort within the Diversity Center, because we intentionally involve Women’s Center, Gender and Sexuality Student Services, Hispanic/Latinx/e Initiative, First-Gen Initiative, and People of Color Initiatives, all of which are housed within our Diversity Center (Instagram post from last spring).
La Familia Cook Out
Saturday, October 14th from 4pm to 6pm in the Student Union North Patio
As part of family week, La Familia is hosting a cook out to build community and invite families to come out enjoy the day.
Monday, October 16th from 12pm to 2pm in the Diversity Center Lounge
To close the month, we will reflect on the success and improvements for upcoming heritage months.